What is Federal Work-Study?
The Federal Work-Study program provides part-time employment to students with financial aid eligibility. Your eligibility depends on your financial need, other types of aid you receive, and the availability of work-study funds and positions.
How do I know if I am eligible?
You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the appropriate academic year. In addition to completing your FAFSA, you must:
- Be Pell eligible, be enrolled in a Pell eligible program and receiving the Pell award and
- Enrolled in 9 credit hours during the fall and/or spring semester and
- Making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) according to SCTC’s SAP Policy and
- In good standing (not on probation.
What are the benefits of work-study?
The program offers:
- Flexible schedule around your classes
- Chance to enhance your work experience
- Pleasant work environment
- Opportunity to develop your interpersonal skill
- You have the convenience of having a job on or near the campus.
- You can arrange your work schedule around your classes.
- Unlike loans, work-study funds do not have to be repaid.
- The ability to earn supplemental income.
How to apply:
- Visit the Employment page for Southern Crescent Technical College
- Click on Application Policy Procedures
- Create a profile to submit an application
- Review job posting under Student Employment for a job that meets your needs
- Apply for position(s) of your choosing
- Submit a copy of your resume
Things to know:
- Work up to 15 hours per week only
- Unable to work during semester breaks
- Expected to practice good work ethics
- Paid on the last business day of each month through direct deposit
- Pay based on hours worked $8 per hour.
- Monthly Work Study pay request must be submitted by the 15th of each month
- Late submission of pay request will be paid on the next month pay cycle
For more information, please contact the Federal Work Study Coordinator at 770-228-7368.